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primed. an attack on syria seems more imminent. a report from washington with the latest. >>> and markets are taking notice of what's happening in syria. how uncertainty is starting to affect your money. >>> the man who electrified a nation with a speech 50 years ago today. >>> finish line drama. more proof that the race is never over until it's over. >>> and good wednesday morning. the crisis in syria, heating up. triggering what's increasingly appearing to be an imminent u.s. response. >> as the u.s. considers its military options, with each passing day, it looks more and more like a u.s. strike against the syrian government. it's just a matter of time. abc's devin dwyer has the latest from washington. good morning, devin. >> reporter: that's right. president obama's national security team met at the white house last night to discuss syria. the president has decided to take action. the only question, now, is how. this morning, the white house has absolute certainty that syria's bashar al assad poisoned his own people. >> there's no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemic
is facing condemnation here in the u.s., as well. tahman bradley is joining us from washington with more. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, diana and gio. the muslim brotherhood is calling for a friday of anger today, stoking fears of more bloodshed. the international community is worried that the crisis in egypt is worsening. cairo is poised to erupt again today. the muslim brotherhood, which supports ousted president mohamed morsi, has called for mass protest marches after friday prayers. the ruling military will be waiting. egypt's interior minister authorized the use of deadly force against demonstrators who target police or state buildings. the country remains in a state of emergency, after wednesday's bloody crackdown on pro-morsi supporters. the government now says more than 600 people were killed. >> you can't kill your own people. and get away with it. >> reporter: egypt's christians are pleading for help. they say a number of churches have come under attacks of people accusing them of siding with the military. one woman says her church was doused in gasoline. >>
chemical attack in syria as washington moves one step closer to military action. we are live with the latest. >>> growing concerns. a raging wildfire shows no signs of slowing down this california, and it could soon start affecting the water supply of an entire city. >>> hit-and-run on the racetrack. a driver takes out the pit crew costing him the race. who is really to blame? >>> the reunion, the performances and the outfits. we have the good, the bad and the ugly, the very ugly, on the mtv video music awards. ♪ >>> good morning, everyone. we begin with the mounting crisis in syria pushing the u.s. one step closer to military action. >> as the u.n. weapons inspections team today heads to the site of an apparent chemical weapons attack, last week the u.s. was considering its military options. abc's devin dwyer has the very, and he has latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning, diana and john. that's right, u.s. officials are in the midst of urgent consultations over syria. there is a growing consensus something has to be done. as for when, one official told abc news
, abc news, washington. >> we'll, of course, stay on top of that story and bring you any developments. >>> and another scene we've been watching overnight, a fast-moving wildfire that's threatened hundreds of homes in southern california. the fire started in cleveland national forest and grew quickly, as temperatures neared 100 degrees. residents in the town of lake elsinore were forced to leave as ash rained down on their homes and entire neighborhoods were enveloped in smoke. a dc-10 was called in to drop fire retardant. but there is good news. some residents have now been able to go back home as crews are making progress. >>> more news breaking overnight. air travelers could face delays this morning after a global ticketing system crash. the sabre system is used by hundreds of airlines at more than 100 airports around the world. among the u.s. airlines affected are jetblue, american and alaska air. sabre says its system is slowly being returned to service. >>> breaking news in the middle east. two suspected al qaeda members have been arrested at the airport in cairo, egypt. authori
from washington. >> reporter: good news for summer travelers. gas prices are coming down. the national average for a gallon dropped to $3.56. at the's down a nickel from last week. >> every penny counts. every penny goes towards your budgets if other ways. >> reporter: this is just the beginning. by autumn, prices could fall to >> if it goes down, it would be great. it would be a great thing for me. i would come into the city more often with my car. >> reporter: after three straight jeers of rising prices, the gas average for next year is expected to be $3.37, the lowest average since 2010. don't look for prices to fall much more. >> the days of the national pump price below $3 is likely a thing of the past. >> reporter: just last month, gas prices shot up 15 cents in a week. today, prices are better. according to one gas survey, charleston, south carolina, has the lowest average price at $3.27. according to aaa, the price is falling because crude oil prices are lower. they predict prices will stay the same or fall more. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> the father of nsa leake
're in washington with the latest. >>> back to class where a gunman opened fire. as the wild 911 call to police. >> i'm in the front office. ooh, he just went outside and started shooting. >> this morning, a new look at what was happening amid that chaos. >>> water and trees swallowed into a slurry. dramatic video showing the furious force of nature. >>> and these sunbathers get quite the surprise when something strange comes ashore. >>> good morning thursday morning. we begin with the threat of more political turmoil in egypt. >> the country's hard line former leader, hosni mubarak, is expected to sun walk free from his prison. his release could re-ignite anger, which is just beginning to frad. abc's preeti arla is joining us this morning from washington. good morning, preeti. >> reporter: he is expected to be placed under house arrest. the situation could add fuel to the fire in a country seemingly on the brink of civil war. the death toll in egypt is staggering. now, fear of more tension. after two years in jail, waiting for a retrial, ex-president, hosni mubarak could walk out of jail as ea
of strength left. and for firefighters, a long road ahead. preeti arla, abc news, washington. >>> now, to the growing international pressure on syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons. the u.n. is urging that its inspectors be allowed into the damascus neighborhood where this attack took place allegedly. the security council meets here in new york today to consider further actions. the state department says the death toll from the attack could be in the hundreds. >>> the threat of more political violence hangs over egypt, with the muslim brotherhood calling for a day of protest. this follows a release from prison yesterday of former president hosni mubarak. the 85-year-old is being held under house arrest at a hospital. and here at home, hundreds rallied in front of the white house, demanding that president obama take action to protect egyptians. >>> some frightening comments from outgoing fbi director robert mueller about the current threats faced by the u.s. in an interview with abc's pierre thomas, he says bombs on airplanes and terrorists using biological and chemical weapo
tickets right here. >> reporter: probably not. but a lot of people across 43 states in washington, d.c., before the drawing, were caught up in lotto fever. >> got to be in it to win it. >> reporter: look at these long lines. >> if i -- i would give to my mom. >> reporter: from coast-to-coast. >> i spent like $50 every time i get paid. i don't win. somebody help me. >> reporter: helping fuel the frenzy, a recent game change. the price of a powerball ticket doubled from a buck to $2 last year, doubling the amount going into the jackpots. some people won't buy a ticket until the winnings soar past $100 million and more. more than 4 million people won smaller prizes in last night's drawing. nonjackpot winnings total $66.8 million. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> just in case you've been digging around for those tickets, there in jersey or in minnesota. the winning powerball numbers. here they are. 5, 25, 30, 58, 59 and the powerball is 32. >> if you didn't have them, take heart. there's another powerball drawing on saturday night. that jackpot worth a mere $40 million. >>> now
and a live report from washington. >>> courtroom drama. the man who held three women captive for a decade said he's no monster. one of the brave women stares him down with an emotional message. >>> lawmakers let their fists do the arguing. a brawl inside one country's parliament overnight. 14 and dancing dog. two pets in tandem. when their owner sings them a tune. >>> good friday morning, everyone. i'm tai hernandez, in for diana perez. >> i'm john muller. an ominous warning for u.s. interests overseas. >> the state department has ordered the closure sunday of all u.s. embassies and consulates across the muslim world, based on what officials are calling a credible threat. >> joining us now, with the very latest from washington, is abc's devin dwyer. good morning, devin. >> reporter: the decision to close these facilities shows just house confident the intelligence community is about the credibility of this threat, even though they don't yet know the exact target. a siren from the state department. american diplomatic outposts across the muslim world, now facing a specific and credible thr
the significance of the latest threat. we're live in washington. >>> and breaking news. a massive fire shuts down an entire airport. dramatic new video just in from the scene. >>> health scare. george w. bush gets an unexpected surgery. what doctors find wrong with the former president's heart. >>> and full house. 11 boys in 1 family. and now, another newborn. did the family finally get their girl? >>> good wednesday morning. we're getting new details from the commander in chief about the terror threats which led to the closings of u.s. embassies. >> president obama says while the threat is real, the americans should not change overseas travel plans. abc's tahman bradley is joining us from washington with more on what the president revealed overnight. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: diane and john, good morning. worries an attack is imminent. the u.s. military helped evacuate nonessential personnel from the embassy in yemen. and this morning, the military is scouring the streets, searching for al qaeda. the obama administration has reportedly ordered a series of drone strikes in yemen in an ef
is expected to address these threats at a white house press conference later today. his last day in washington before heading out to martha's vineyard for vacation. john? >> kristin fisher in washington, thanks very much. >>> stay with abc news for the latest on the terror threat. we'll carry the president's news conference live from the white house. >>> after his news conference, the president meets with secretary of state john kerry. kerry is getting together today with his russian counterpart. the meeting comes two days after president obama canceled a summit meeting with president vladimir putin. the case of leaker edward snowden is on the agenda. >>> another major story this morning. the threat of more flooding hanging over the center of the nation again today. >> right now, it's raining from texas to the northeast. and in missouri, rescue teams were out in full force, searching for friends and family members. here's abc's alex perez. >> reporter: it was a dramatic scene that had two tennessee parents in a panic. little lauren, rescued from her family's attic by firefighters. her father,
of hikers who spent the night in the wilderness in northern washington state are safe because of excellent engineering. a temporary road was built in north cascade national park after floodwaters flashed out a permanent one. it forced 65 people stranded in nature. constructi was finished. >>> new this morning, tragedy at a baseball game. a fan at atlanta's turner field fell more than 60 feet to his death during the brave's home game last night. this happened after a lengthy rain delay, nearly 90 minutes. investigators are trying to figure out how he fell. it's believed to be the second fatal fall at the stadium. >>> now, to a pair of legal developments, the effects can be felt coast-to-coast. one involves how drug offenders are dealt with. >> the other addresses the power of police and how they interact with civilians, particularly in new york. tahman bradley has details on both. >> reporter: this morning, two major changes in crime laws with implications for millions. attorney general eric holder has ordered federal prosecutors to stop sweeping up nonviolent drug offenders and sentencing
in the volatile region. >> abc's tahman bradley continues our coverage from washington. >> reporter: egyptians are waking up to the quiet of an overnight curfew. the streets of cairo and alexandria were nearly deserted. hours earlier, chaos. the violence erupted when egypt's new military government used force to clear two encampments, occupied by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. teargas scattered crowds. then, bulldozers before police opened fire on the protesters. te jipgs government says more than 300 people were killed. most of them civilians. and nearly 3,000 were injured. it was egypt's deadliest day, since the uprising that toppled hosni mubarak. some fired back with rocks. ordina ordinary citizens were caught in the violence. the situation, a nightmare for u.s. officials. >> the united states strongly condemns the use of violence against protesters in egypt. >> reporter: the obama administration has not labeled the military's decision to remove president morsi a coup. and so far, there's no sign the u.s. will cut the aid provided to the key middle east ally. secretary of st
. we're live in washington with the latest. >>> gaining ground. firefighters finally making progress on a massive wildfire burning near yosemite national park. but the concern is far from over. >>> subway scare. an elderly man gets his foot stuck in a train door and goes on a terrifying ride. >>> and caught off guard. what question puzzled the beauty pageant contestant, prompting this response -- >> and believing when you see, it's perfect. >>> good tuesday morning, everyone. we begin with the growing crisis in syria and what is increasingly appearing to be an imminent u.s. strike against the assad regime. >> it comes after u.n. weapons inspectors visited the apparent site of a chemical attack last week. and now, this morning, the strongest words yet from a u.s. official. abc's devin dwyer has the latest from washington. good morning, devin. >> reporter: good morning. the strong words from secretary of state john kerry, who called the apparent use of chemical weapons in syria, a, quote, moral obscenity. >> with our own eyes, we have, all of us, become witnesses. >> reporter: witnesse
coast. >> it will hit 85 in washington, baltimore and here in new york. dallas also dips below 100, down to 99. phoenix still up there at 100. mostly 80 degrees in california. and only into the 70s in the northwest. >>> serious glitch on wall street brings trading to a halt. how did this affect the markets during an already down week? >>> and stranded at sea. a fisherman is saved after treading water for nearly an entire day. this morning, hear from the survivor's wife. and the man who made the rescue. >>> also, whipping winds sending a giant balloon flying through a parking lot. a closer look at some must-see video of the day. >>> technicians still scratching their heads on wall street over what triggered that computer glitch that halted operations at nasdaq yesterday. the problem shut down trading for about three hours. and worried investors as it hit several big tech companies like apple and microsoft. fortunately, the market closed up, ending wall street's six-day losing streak. the dow posted a gain of 66 points. the nasdaq, despite that break in trading, closed up 39. the s&p 500 g
monitor to oversee the nypd. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> this morning seattle police want to know why a man snapped and shot a bus driver. the gunman jumped to a second bus, filled with passengers. police shot and killed the suspect through the window of that second bus. the driver is in stable condition. and his spirits are said to be high. >>> defense attorney says former boston mobster, james "whitey" bulger will appeal a series of convictions against him. he was found of 11 murders, along with racketeering, and money laundering. he is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. prosecutors failed to gain convictions against bulger for eight other killings. >>> now, to the strongest indications that hillary clinton plans a presidential run in 2016. in a speech before the american bar association last night, clinton announced her plans to give a series of big policy speeches in the coming months. perhaps more telling is this exchange between a reporter and anthony weiner. >> still working on it then? >> she's helping out every day. >> is -- do you know what the role
by egypt's military early last month. diana and john? >> abc's tahman bradley in washington for us this morning. thank you. >>> a drone strike has killed four suspected al qaeda militants associated with the threat that closed u.s. embassies across the middle east and north africa. the anticipated attack never materialized. and all of the embassies and consulates have reopened except for the one in yemen. but officials tell abc news the threat remains real and serious. >>> this morning, peace talks resume between israel and the palestinians. the first major talks in three years. the meeting comes just a day after israel released 26 palestinian prisoners, a move meant to get the palestinians back to the negotiating table. there's already some tensions to start the day. israel carried out air strikes overnight in the gaza strip. no one was killed. >>> breaking news overnight from louisiana, where a hostage standoff inside a bank has ended in deadly gunfire. authorities say the gunman shot two hostages before he was killed by police. one of the hostages has since died. the other is in
in washington with details. >>> and close call. hollywood legend dick van dyke, this morning, he's talking about his escape from that burning car. >>> picture-perfect. our first look at prince george. and prince william is opening up about fatherhood. >>> another obama. a new member of the first family is introduced to the country. >>> and good tuesday morning. we begin with breaking news from egypt. and reports that the white house is now temporarily cutting off military aid to the country. >> meantime, the military continues its crackdown with the arrest of a top muslim brotherhood leader. preeti arla has more. >> reporter: the obama administration has been watching the situation closely. and whether or not to cut aid has been part of an ongoing process. the administration moved to temporary cut some aid. as the violence continues on the streets of egypt, there's word, now, the obama administration quietly suspended some aid to the country. according to "the daily beast," the u.s. made the move, despite the military takeover in the country hasn't officially been called a coup. >> there certain
today in washington, dc, that could set a timetable for a military strike. >> this is, on the left, the new eastern span of the bay bridge and on the right in the dark the old span as the work begins to connect the new and old. >> are you feeling nostalgic for the old bay bridge? an oakland business has a way to keep >> covering san rafael, south bay, pleasanton, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, everyone, drivers who usually go east and west across the bay will see this. this is highway 101 southbound if marin county this is the route i took this morning, a beautiful trip with the fog near the waldo tunnel. >> we want to take you elsewhere on the bay bridge closure, the first day, and dick has been driving around using cell technology to she us the conditions the this is the san mateo bridge eastbound. dick, you have passed the toll area and it looks like there are quite a number of headlights. >> there are definitely a lot of lights eastbound the toll plaza shows light traffic moving at the speed limit but the track westbound over 92 crossing the san mateo
daughter again. >> devin dwyer in washington, thank you. >>> cleveland police posted a handwritten note on facebook by michelle knight. i know you went above the call of duty. in her words, she's overwhelm by the thoughts of love and prayers by complete strangers. >>> overnight, it became legal in two more states for gay couples to tie the knot. dozens of couples counted down to midnight, in minnesota, as the state joined rhode island, to be the 12th and 13th states to legalize same-sex marriage. 30% of the population leaves in place where's gay marriage is legal. >>> anthony weiner scrambling to save his campaign, as growing numbers of democratic party leaders urge him to throw in the towel. poll numbers show his support dive right there. his sexting scandal appears to be snowballing with each passing day. each bringing more heated confrontations with voters, like this one in queens. >> this neighborhood does not trust the government. okay? i would like to know, how can i trust you with my family and my community when you can't be trusted in your own family? >> that's between i and my
in the state of washington, the seattle police department decided to spread the word about the intricacies of new laws by attaching those to a thousand bags of doritos and then handing those bags out to the enthusi t enthusiasts at the fest. they ran out of doritos in ten minutes. >> dude, that's freaking me out. they're handing out doritos. how about oreos and chips ahoy to go with it. >> a thousand at a fest? that's nowhere near enough. i wonder what the intricacies of those laws are, and will they really read them? >> no. >> if they're at a weed fest, i don't think so. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. with freshly bakedeve in whole grain bread.right then we add all-natural eggs... lean antibiotic-free ham... and vermont white cheddar. get 16 grams of protein and 23 grams of whole grain in the breakfast power sandwich. softens the enamel so it can potentially erode. once that enamel is gone, it's gone. my dentist recommended pronamel
fisher, abc news, washington. >> and you heard antoinette tuff say she's not a hero. but she came face-to-face with a potential killer and managed to keep her cool. >> tuff says she saw a young man who needed to know that he was loved. here's more of our interview with our atlanta station. >> when he first came in, he said, this is not a joke. and he told the teacher to go let everybody know this is not a joke. he had a look on him that he was willing to kill. matter of fact, he said it. he actually tried to go out the door where the kids was. and i called him back and kept talking to him to keep him calm to stay inside with me. i knew that if he got outside, he was going to start shooting the kids. he had already shot around up in the office with me. and had been outside, shooting at the police. so, i knew if he got outside, he was unstable enough to start shooting at everybody. >> now, tuff says she began sharing her own story with the young man, telling him how she just lost her husband of 33 years and how she felt that no one loved her. that's when he began to open up and reveal he
, washington and nevada. he may have abandoned his blue nissan. and it may be rigged with explosi explosives. >>> this man appeared at an accident sunday morning, as this young woman was fighting for her life. she had been trapped in the car for two hours. and she was asking for prayers. witnesses say the man was dressed like a catholic priest. and he seemed to come out of nowhere. >> he came up and approached the patient. and did offer a prayer. it was a catholic priest. he had anointing oil with him. >> and a sense of calmness come over her then. >> crews managed to free the young woman. when they turned around, that man was gone. >>> the mystery of how the shark got into the new york subway car may have been solved. a mom from brooklyn tell "the new york post," says her kids were taking pictures of a dead fish on the beach. a marine expert said that the sharks have a similar look and size. so, the question is, is the mystery solved? >> yeah, right. got to be surveillance video. there's got to be. >> bigger mystery. who put the red bull and the cigarette next to the shark. >> the other pho
news, washington. >> looks like a good one, doesn't it? >> absolutely. stay with us for . >>> you're watching the station that works for you, now good morning maryland. >> a 19-year-old is dead and a harford county deputy is on administrative leave. what led to the latest police involved shooting. >> a scarry flight for passengers traveling to baltimore. why the flight had to make a emergency landing in philadelphia. those details ahead. >> it's monday morning thanks for joining us so early in the morning. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. let's look live outside. >> it's been gorgeous let's keep it coming here's mike masco. >> it's coming to an end today. good morning, we are starting out north and west of the beltway into the upper 50s, 69 downtown and into the 60s from perry hall to elkton. not a bad feeling morning but we have a lot of clouds on top ofus which will give way-- give way to rain showers. you know the bulk of the rain is well counsel to the south and west slow to arrive into the area. sunshine and clouds and around 8 temperatures around 69. 80 around th
corridor, from boston down to washington. >>> a school where a gunman threatened their safety. newly released 911 tapes are revealing the harrowing few moments before police arrived. >> we're hearing more from the hero bookkeeper who helped prevent a tragedy. abc's tahman bradley is joining us with more. tahman? >> reporter: john and diana, you're about to hear what happened when a gunman stormed inside an elementary school. the terror and the heroic acts of one of the school workers. the frightening moments captured on the 911 call. that's the voice of antoinette tuff, who bravely talked the shooter down, as the children >> i can let them know you have not tried to harm me. that doesn't make any difference. you didn't hit anybody. >> reporter: she got personal with the gunman. >> don't feel bad, baby. hi husband just left me after 33 years. >> reporter: police moved in. and the man surrendered without incident. because of her heroics, no one was hurt. the suspect is 20-year-old michael brandon hill, seen here in this chilling new photo. police say he showed up ready to kill. >> the
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